Brexit: A Leap in the Dark?

Simon Coveney, David Madigan, Adam Tooze

Brexit: A Leap in the Dark? Simon Coveney, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ireland February 21, 2018 • 6:30-7:45PM Columbia University, Low Library Faculty Room About the Event Featuring Simon Coveney, Deputy Prime Minister & Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ireland. Opening remarks by David Madigan, Executive Vice President and Dean […]

CGT Lunchtime Seminar with Akeel Bilgrami

Akeel Bilgrami

Some Philosophical Reflections on Our Political Ideals Professor Akeel Bilgrami February 22, 2018 · 12-1PM Columbia University, Fayerweather Hall, Room 411 The Committee on Global Thought (CGT) Lunchtime Seminars are a forum for Columbia University faculty and visiting scholars to present current research characterizing and assessing issues of global importance. No registration is required. Light lunch […]

The Counterrevolution: How Our Government Went to War Against its Own Citizens

Bernard Harcourt

The Counterrevolution: How Our Government Went to War Against its Own Citizens by Bernard E. Harcourt February 27, 2018 • 6:00-7:30PM Columbia University, Buell Hall, East Gallery About the Book Militarized police officers with tanks and drones. Pervasive government surveillance and profiling. Social media that distract and track us. All of these, contends Bernard Harcourt, […]

CGT Lunchtime Seminar with Esteban Calvo

Esteban Calvo, Ursula Staudinger

From Cells to Society: Rethinking Public Policy in a Changing World Assistant Professor Esteban Calvo Moderated by Ursula Staudinger March 8, 2018 · 12-1PM Columbia University, Fayerweather Hall, Room 411 The Committee on Global Thought (CGT) Lunchtime Seminars are a forum for Columbia University faculty and visiting scholars to present current research characterizing and assessing issues […]

Nation Building: Why Some Countries Come Together While Others Fall Apart

Andreas Wimmer, Jack Snyder, Deborah Yashar, Shamus Khan, Gwyneth McClendron

Nation Building: Why Some Countries Come Together While Others Fall Apart Andreas Wimmer in conversation with Jack Snyder, Gwyneth McClendron, Deborah Yashar, and Shamus Khan March 27, 2018 • 6:00-7:30PM Columbia University, Buell Hall, East Gallery About the Book Why is national integration achieved in some diverse countries, while others are destabilized by political inequality […]